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  • Top Five Challenges Facing SDN

    Last Updated: January 14, 2016

    The promise of SDN is low-cost hardware used to create highly cost-effective network services to be leveraged by organizations, municipalities and individuals. Through the separation of data planes and control planes, SDN, when used with cloud and NFV solutions, have made it easier for network administrators to access a network, assign resources and cut operational […]

  • What’s the Difference between Cloud Computing and Software Defined Networks (SDN)?

    Last Updated: December 08, 2015

    The differences between Cloud Computing and Software-Defined Networks (SDN) are best explained by their functional goals: Cloud computing functions to provide users with access to critical data on an anytime, anywhere scale, while the goal of a Software-Defined Network (SDN) is to allow a network admin to shape, construct and manage network resources – traffic, […]

  • Strategies for Network Intrusion Detection

    Last Updated: August 04, 2015

    For the network admin, fighting network intrusion can prove to be a full time job. With more and more malevolent actors operating on the edges of the Internet, fighting against network intrusion is a pain in the butt. Due to this, we are going to use this space to spell out some quick tips for […]

  • A Brief History of Cloud Computing

    Last Updated: July 30, 2015

    The modern world is dominated by the cloud. But where did it come from? How did it start? How did it evolve? Let’s dive in. Mainframes and Dumb Terminals in the 1950s Before J.C.R. Licklider first sketched out the idea of what we now call the Internet in the early 1960s, users at MIT and […]

  • The Worst Threats and Vulnerabilities in Cloud Computing

    Last Updated: July 28, 2015

    One of the most common talking points about cloud computing is the inherent security threats it holds. More often than not, whenever you read an article about cloud tech or whenever you hear two people talk about it, someone will recount how unsafe the cloud is to the data it shuffles about. While we, along […]